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Los Angeles has apparently given up its bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics , a move that effectively means Paris will host the Games in seven years. LA officials have set a tone suggesting they could accept 2028. We're better partners than that. New French President Emmanuel Macron pledged unequivocal support for the Paris bid immediately after taking office, promising to be on hand to support his side in Lausanne next month, and in Lima in September.
  • Investor's Watch List- Horizon Pharma PLC (NASDAQ:HZNP), Seadrill Ltd (NYSE:SDRL)

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    Horizon Pharma plc was covered by a number of analysts recently, 5 rated the stock as Buy, 2 rated Hold, 0 rated sell and 0 gave an Underperform. Moreover, Fortaleza Asset Management Inc has 0.28% invested in the company for 9,995 shares. The firm has "Neutral" rating by Mizuho given on Friday, December 9. The company was upgraded on Monday, November 28 by Citigroup. Taking a broader look brokerage firms' analysts on the street with an expectant view have Horizon Pharma Ord (NASDAQ:HZNP) ...
  • FDA asks drugmaker to stop selling its opioid painkiller

    FDA asks drugmaker to stop selling its opioid painkiller

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    If the company declines to remove the product, the FDA will take steps to formally require its removal by withdrawing agency approval. The agency said it has seen a "significant shift" from people crushing and snorting Opana ER to get high to injecting it.
  • Sheriff: Naked man attacks, urinates on police vehicle

    Sheriff: Naked man attacks, urinates on police vehicle

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    Deputies said dashcam video shows Humphries walking down U.S. Highway 441 naked after he fled the scene of a crash. Humphries was taken to the Marion County Jail. While in handcuffs, Humphries began kicking the rear passenger door and pulling on the metal cage, causing $1,000 in damage, deputies said. The deputy estimated Humphries caused approximately $700 in damage to his auto.
  • MP violence: Collector, SP of Mandsaur district removed

    MP violence: Collector, SP of Mandsaur district removed

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    After being prevented from entering violence-hit Mandsaur, Gandhi accused the Narendra Modi government of favouring the rich and giving farmers "only bullets". Five farmers were killed in firing on agitating protesters on Tuesday. He will head to the villages of the deceased farmers. Only two issues on milk supply and loan waiver are to be looked into.
  • United Nations rights chief calls out uncooperative council members

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    When an audience member at the Graduate Institute asked Haley to clearly pronounce herself, she said: "We're not gonna commit today whether we're gonna stay in or out of the Human Rights Council". "This is not the time - and the Human Rights Council is not the place - for the United States to embolden rights-abusing governments by withdrawing from, or otherwise undermining, the council".
  • Zoe Saldana Stars In Sia's New Video Benefiting HIV Research

    Zoe Saldana Stars In Sia's New Video Benefiting HIV Research

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    As usual, she excels visually. "She's about to learn that the HIV is taking over her body, attacking her immune system, and if left untreated, will be passed on to the baby inside her", Moore says in the gut-wrenching opening scene. The charity is raising money to fast-track a test of a potential vaccine against HIV, and fund clinical trials of the potentially life-saving discovery.
  • WHO says India reports cases of Zika virus

    WHO says India reports cases of Zika virus

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    Zika is spread by the Aedes mosquito that is also a carrier of the Dengue virus , endemic to the Indian subcontinent. Symptoms of the disease are similar to that of other diseases like dengue which are pain in muscle and joints, rashes, conjunctivitis, fever and headache.
  • Dem candidate Ossoff sets new fundraising record in Georgia race

    Dem candidate Ossoff sets new fundraising record in Georgia race

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    Back in April, Ossoff almost won the Georgia congressional special election outright. The exchange in question happened when the candidates were asked if they supported an increase on the minimum wage. "Sometimes you should just put down the computer, the phone, and walk away". Ossoff countered by repeatedly declaring he'll "work with anyone in Washington" as "an independent voice".
  • Gorilla gives birth with help from doctors who treat people

    Gorilla gives birth with help from doctors who treat people

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    After progressing nicely, she began to tire and show signs of distress, so emergency measures were taken. They included an ob-gyn, surgeons and anesthesiologists from hospitals affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania and Thomas Jefferson University , as well as University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine.
  • Drinking non-cow milk can actually stunt kids' height, study says

    Drinking non-cow milk can actually stunt kids' height, study says

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    The height difference for a three-year-old who drank three cups of non-cow's milk compared to three cups of cow's milk per day was 1.5 centimetres, according to the study. Other researchers however have said that this study included only milk consumption as a measuring parameter correlated with height where as there may be several other issues.
  • Overdoses now leading cause of death of Americans under 50

    Overdoses now leading cause of death of Americans under 50

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    Preliminary CDC data published by the New York Times shows USA drug overdose deaths surged 19 percent to at least 59,000 in 2016. In 2016, The New York Times estimates that that figure lies somewhere between 59,000 and 65,000 deaths, with the most precise prediction being 62,497 deaths.